"Amniocentesis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Percutaneous transabdominal puncture of the uterus during pregnancy to obtain amniotic fluid. It is commonly used for fetal karyotype determination in order to diagnose abnormal fetal conditions.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Amniocentesis" by people in Profiles.
Tucker K, Bhardwaj NR, Clark E, Espey E. Delayed diagnosis and management of second trimester abdominal pregnancy. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Sep 01; 2017.
Miron PM. Preparation, culture, and analysis of amniotic fluid samples. Curr Protoc Hum Genet. 2012 Jul; Chapter 8:Unit8.4.
Bsat F. Five-year experience with midtrimester amniocentesis performed by a single group of obstetriciangynecologists at a community hospital. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Dec; 187(6):1728.
Levine D, Callen PW, Pender SG, McArdle CR, Messina L, Shekhar A, Wong GP. Chorioamniotic separation after second-trimester genetic amniocentesis: importance and frequency. Radiology. 1998 Oct; 209(1):175-81.
Zilberstein M, Seibel MM. Transvaginal amniotic puncture for cytogenetic evaluation of missed abortions. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 1997; 44(4):217-20.
Garry D, Figueroa R, Aguero-Rosenfeld M, Martinez E, Visintainer P, Tejani N. A comparison of rapid amniotic fluid markers in the prediction of microbial invasion of the uterine cavity and preterm delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1996 Nov; 175(5):1336-41.